first caress

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  • Here on his back was he whose trailing fingers had given him his first caress. Cited from Alcatraz, by Max Brand
  • It was the first caress he had ever given her. Cited from Little Miss By-The-Day, by Lucille Van Slyke
  • That will wake her and oh, may her first caress drive away the evil charm! Cited from Barks and Purrs, by Colette
  • She cried all the more; it was the first tender thing she could remember his doing to her, the first caress he had ever given her. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • David had not left the convent; he hastened and bestowed the first caress upon her. Cited from Mysteries of Paris, V3, by Eugene Sue
  • She parted her soft hair and kissed her forehead, but neither of them noticed that it was a first caress. Cited from A Golden Book of Venice, by Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
  • To her first caress I replied only by brutality; the first shot I fired in this island was directed against her. Cited from Solitary of Juan Fernandez, or The Real Robinson Crusoe, by Saintine
  • But that first caress and its fellow at later meetings was like crystal water in strong wine -- she preferred hers unmixed. Cited from Roads from Rome, by Anne C. E. Allinson
  • Who cannot take by force Her first caress will master nevermore This maid, and Gunther is not strong enough. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • She bent forward, and leant her arm on Tristan's shoulder: it was her first caress. Cited from A Literary History of the English People, by Jean Jules Jusserand
  • She who gave him his first caress also gave him his last; and when he was found dead in his bed, his mother, who lived under the same roof, was the first one called. Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great, by Elbert Hubbard
  • She might easily have brought the matter to an end; and why she did not, she knew no more than a kitten waking to consciousness under its first caress. Cited from The Fighting Chance, by Robert W. Chambers
  • She remembered the sweetness of that first caress "Daddy" had given her on the stone window ledge of his cell. Cited from Tess of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • At last she could let the tears burst into her eyes unchecked, now she could suddenly go down on her knees beside him, for an instant laying her cheek lightly against his in the first caress. Cited from The Bells of San Juan, by Jackson Gregory
  • He wondered if she would turn to him with some sign of tenderness, whether she would stoop to him and touch him with her hand or her lips; or whether she looked to him to offer the first caress. Cited from The Helpmate, by May Sinclair
  • By Thine own mother's first caress, That waked Thy natal morn! Cited from The Christian Year, Rev. John Keble
  • Below her, in a splendid mausoleum of purple porphyry, lay the mortal remains of the beautiful woman who had given her birth, and who had been snatched away before she could give her infant a first caress. Cited from Serapis, by Georg Ebers, v3
  • Our little hour -- how short it is When Love with dew-eyed loveliness Raises her lips for ours to kiss And dies within our first caress. Cited from "Over There" with the Australians, by R. Hugh Knyvett
  • Flowers, rearing their lovely necks for the first caress of the sun, drooped disconsolately, their petals like the lips of a maid who has waited in vain for the coming of her lover. Cited from The Parts Men Play, by Arthur Beverley Baxter
  • It was indeed true, though neither the Senora nor Margarita would have believed it, that this had been the first word of love ever spoken between Alessandro and Ramona, the first caress ever given, the first moment of unreserve. Cited from Ramona, by Helen Hunt Jackson
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